Description Medical Interpreting Services provides a range of language access services, including on-site, telephone, video interpreting, and written translations to ensure access to healthcare services for NES/LES patients.
Position Information Salary Range : $1892.80 to $3800.80, Grade 20 Salary Frequency : Bi-weekly No. of Positions : 1 Appointment Type : Career Percentage of Time : 100% Shift Hour : 08 Hours Location : Davis II Building City : Sacramento Union Representation : No Benefits Eligible : Yes
This is not an H1B opportunity Qualified applicants may be interviewed at any time.
We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs.
Qualifications REQUIRED -Demonstrated experience as a translator of general and technical English language text into a target language, and text of similar difficulty from a target language into English -Experience supervising staff and related functions such as establishing priorities, problem solving and initiating actions including follow through to completion with designated time frames -Exceptional fluency in English and a target language -Prior experience as a coordinator of written translation projects -Ability to provide cultural information and conflict resolution when working with staff of different ethnic/cultural backgrounds -Ability to communicate orally and in writing in an effective and courteous manner with administrative staff, physicians, patients, other allied health personnel, and other diverse groups -Knowledge of cultural differences to interact with patients, family members, medical and interpreting staff -Valid California driver license
PREFERRED -Bachelor's Degree from an accredited US educational institution -Higher education coursework in secondary language
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT - THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
Responsibilities The Medical Interpreter Supervisor 2 is responsible for leading a team of varied language translators, serving as the primary contact for UC Health (five UC medical centers) written translation projects. Coordinates and supervises department staff in translation, proofreading, editing and preparation of final copy or written materials from the source language to the specified target language. Performs department billing functions for written translation projects through the Kuali system and Intercampus and Interdepartmental invoicing. Responsible for maintaining and growing language services contracts with external organizations. Ensures high quality of service to internal and external clients.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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